|Chairman and Director General of Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah|
KUWAIT, Jan 14 (KUNA) — Chairman and Director General of Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah affirmed Sunday that the march of the ‘Amir Of Hearts’ Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will be always kept in mind.
On the 12th anniversary of the death of the late Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad, which falls on Monday, Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij said that the late Amir was one of the most prominent founders of the State of Kuwait, as he contributed to building the modern state and establishing its foundations and consolidating its institutions.
During his 28 year of ruling, Sheikh Jaber paid more attention to concerns of his people and the interests of his country, achieved security and stability of Kuwait, maintained its sovereignty and unity and strengthened its position in the world through the establishment of strong diplomatic relations with various countries.
History will remember with pride and appreciation that Kuwait got a high position among other world countries and got a strong and influential presence in international forums and global events during the rule of the late Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad, Sheikh Mubarak explained.
The late Amir kept Kuwait safe with his wisdom and ability to overcome tribulations despite all challenges and difficulties experienced by the region during his reign and was keen to keep it away from the dangers and conflicts surrounding it, he noted.
Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij remembered the big efforts made by late Sheikh Jaber with late father Amir Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah and His His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah during the Iraqi Invasion and how they managed to mobilize the world with the largest international coalition to expel the occupation forces and to liberate and reconstruct Kuwait.
He pointed out that this coalition came as a result of Kuwait’s wise policy and its close and balanced relations with various brotherly and friendly countries, and its efforts to achieve peace and stability in the world.
He referred to the unique initiatives launched by the late Amir and had a great global impact, such as the establishment of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, which provided great economic assistance to many countries, the idea of establishing the Gulf Cooperation Council and its remarkable initiative to cancel the debts of poor countries.
He also referred to Sheikh Jaber’s initiatives to establish a reserve fund for future generations, Zakat House, Kuwait Finance House and other immortal historical achievements that reflect his deep insight and wisdom.
Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij stressed that the late Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad has carried out the ambitions of Kuwaiti people since he started his political career, and throughout his life he exerted the effort and time to realize the dreams and hopes of his people, whom he loved sincerely until the last moments of his life.(end)